Gary Peer & Associates Balaclava

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Located 7 km southeast of the CBD, Balaclava is a quieter sister neighborhood of St Kilda, located centrally between the beach and the city. The population consists largely of residents who have never married (58.1%) and those that have (29.7%). A large proportion of residents are professionals (35.8%). The median age is 32. 17.3% of houses are fully owned. It is largely a Jewish enclave. There are many synagogues and kosher shops in the area and, as such, properties are highly sought after. Serviced by Balaclava train station and major tram routes operating on Chapel Street Balaclava Road, Carlisle Street, Dandenong Road and St Kilda Road, it is one of Melbourne’s most accessible suburbs via public transport.

The suburb is perfect for recreation and leasure. Carlisle Street is recognised as on the best breakfast/café strips in Melbourne and otherwise offers a variety of restaurants, bars bakeries and supermarkets. In the area is Alma Park, which is well known for its beautiful, walking tracks and family friendly play areas for children, as well as the historic Ripponlea Estate and Mansion.

House Styles: Victorian terraces, Edwardian duxplexes, 1960s apartments, ultra-contemporary new developments and homes
Best known for: Cafes on Carlisle Street, kosher establishments and synagogues, historic and heritage registered buildings including St Colman’s Church and St George’s Presbyterian Church.
Nearby Shopping Centres/Strips: Carlisle Street, Chapel Street, Acland Street, Ormond Road Shopping Strip.

Popular Cafés/Restaurants: Las Chicas, Ziggy’s Eatery, Feedme, Senor Taqueria, Lava in Balaclava, Yebisu, Carlisle Seafood, Uncle, Nogga Café, Yo-Chi Frozen yoghurt, Ilona Staller, Wall Two 80, Dana Patisserie
Train Stations: Balaclava Station, Ripponlea Station, Windsor Station
Tram Routes: 3, 16, 37, 78, 64
Parks: Hewison Reserve, Greenmeadows Gardens, St Kilda Botanic Gardens, Alma Park, Duggan Reserve, Clarke Reserve
Schools: St Kilda Primary School, Ripponlea Primary School, Elwood Primary School, Stonnintgon Primary School, Yeshivah College, Beth Rivkah Ladies College, Mount Scopus Memorial College- Gandel Besen House, Yasodei Hatorah College, Caulfield Grammar School, St Michael’s Grammar School, Elwood College

Surrounding Suburbs: Elwood, Ripponlea, St Kilda East, St Kilda

Median House Price: $925,000
Median Unit Price: $445,000
Population: 5,383

Local Government: City of Port Phillip